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Physician Assistant (Floating)

Job ID: PS105011
Business Unit: MTA Headquarters
Location: New York, NY, United States
Department: In-Service Training
Date Posted: Jul 18, 2023


JOB TITLE:                         Physician Assistant
SALARY RANGE:               $80,840  - $ 120,000
DEPT/DIV:                          Employees Relations and Administration
SUPERVISOR                  Assistant Medical Director
LOCATION:                         Various Locations (Croton and Manhattan)
HOURS OF WORK:            9:00 am - 5:30 pm (7 1/2 hours/day)
In order to protect our employees and continue to provide safe and reliable service to our communities, as of November 14, 2021 we are requiring all new MTA hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to their start date.  MTA will consider exceptions for religious and medical reasons, where appropriate.  “Fully vaccinated” means you must have both doses of a 2-dose vaccine and two weeks have elapsed since the second dose, or have received 1 dose of a 1-dose vaccine and two weeks have elapsed since the dose.  Proof of your vaccination status in the form of a CDC vaccine card must be submitted prior to your start date.

Under the direct supervision of the Assistant Medical Director, this position will perform general occupational health evaluations which includes pre-placement, periodic, medical surveillance, fitness for duty (including work related injuries) and return to duty examinations.  The incumbent will make appropriate work status dispositions under Federal, state and local regulations and agency policies and standards.


  • Perform comprehensive pre-placement medical examinations and determine an applicant’s qualification for the position consistent with regulations, agency policies and standards.
  • Perform periodic medical examinations as required for position and make appropriate work status determinations.
  • Perform medical examinations required by Federal regulations such as train engineer, conductor certification, hearing conservation, asbestos handler.
  • Perform Federal Commercial Driver medical examinations required by Federal regulations
  • Schedule and conduct follow-up examinations, as indicated or required, for chronic conditions such as cardiac disease, diabetes, hypertension and sleep disorders.
  • Case management of employees absent due to an occupational injury or illness.
  • Work with the Assistant Medical Director and other clinical staff members, as needed, for medical review, quality assurance and audit activities.
  • Ability to perform diagnostic testing such as audiometry, EKGs, vision and spirometry.


  • The applicant must have excellent clinical skills and judgment for accurate determinations of the ability to perform specific duties of the position when applicants or employees have complex medical issues.
  • Requires current valid license as a physician assistant in the State of New York and three years of clinical experience or satisfactory equivalent.
  •  Preferred clinical experience in an occupational setting or primary care ambulatory facility. If selected for the position, an FMCSA medical examiner certification is required within 90 days of employment with the MTA. 
Pursuant to the New York State Public Officers Law & the MTA Code of Ethics, all employees who hold a policymaking position must file an Annual Statement of Financial Disclosure (FDS) with the NYS Commission on Ethics and Lobbying in Government (the “Commission”).

Internal applicants

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Equal Employment Opportunity

MTA and its subsidiary and affiliated agencies are Equal Opportunity Employers, including with respect to veteran status and individuals with disabilities.
The MTA encourages qualified applicants from diverse backgrounds, experiences, and abilities, including military service members, to apply.
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